Thornthwaite Crag

Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
Classification:Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, and Nuttall
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Maps:OL5(S), OL7(N) Explorer or 90 Landranger
Grid Ref:NY431100         Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km
Summit:rock 45m N of beacon - photos
Notes:beacon (Wainwright/Birkett) 45m S at NY 43138 10008 is probably slightly lower
Daylight:dawn 06:58, sunrise 07:38, sunset 16:13, dusk 16:53
External links:Wikipedia

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Thornthwaite Beacon
Thornthwaite Beacon

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Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: JimRiley, russellporter12, Tirama, adgl, DukeNukem, distantecho, NickiG, Stephenmshanks, ja5ca, albee23, steve71, gallowshill (x3), bentonrambler (twice), hillbilly, DANE2766, Strangerclur, Sylwia J Kociemba, TONYL31, gilly_3886 (twice), peterb (twice), Gillian7660, griff44, DuncanG22 (twice), Paul Mansour, fellwalker68, mattmanutd, chrisfry35 (x6), lfaulder, motley 55, windridge, vinmac, john09cw, On The Rivet, spookyfish, fizzerfox, daleheadged, Chris the rambler, fidds, CarlandHay, Mikew92 (twice), Carolwildbird (twice), CARLOS, dsutton101, Ginty (twice), AGJ64, wolfgangb, walsh581 (x4), livebox, Susanna (twice), beth, StevetheRover (twice), Andy Duff, chipshot, Tony Roberts, ThinArthur, digby, Lancashire Lad, James82 (twice), gbh (x3), Mickha, JSutton, and springfishblue (twice).

In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:

If you need accommodation we have details of 36 properties offering rooms near Thornthwaite Crag. Here are some examples:

4 Tourist Board Assessed Cottage
£371-1501 per week
7.9km (4.9 miles) away, sleeps 4
£75-115 per night
7.9km (4.9 miles) away
4 AA Assessed

7.8km (4.8 miles) away

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